| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Republicans have an opportunity for a get-out-of-jail moment with the fastest-growing slice of the electorate, Hispanics.
An immigration bill is likely to pass the Senate by the end of the month. The size and shape of the measure and the tone of the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Republicans on Capitol Hill are abuzz with the possibility that the scandal at the Internal Revenue Service will lead to tax reform. Media strategist Frank Luntz is advising them to harness public outrage to reach this goal.
This path will dead-end....
| May 17, 2013
| 12:18 PM
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| May 17, 2013
| 10:07 AM
The Sunday morning talk shows will find a lot to talk about in the Washington controversies over the IRS, the Department of Justice and the Benghazi attack.
White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer will talk to NBC's "Meet the Press," CNN's "State of the...
| May 12, 2013
Six months after Maryland, Maine and Washington voters endorsed same-sex marriage at the ballot box, two more states have adopted laws allowing gay couples to marry, and a third is poised to join them. On Tuesday, lawmakers in Delaware adopted a same-...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:14 AM
WASHINGTON -- The budget feud on Capitol Hill is looking like those Vietnam War peace talks when negotiators bickered over the shape of the table.
House Republicans, after howling for years about Senate Democrats' failure to pass a budget, are...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 6:35 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Built to dominate the enemy in combat, the Army's hulking Abrams tank is proving equally hard to beat in a budget battle.
Lawmakers from both parties have devoted nearly half a billion dollars in taxpayer money over the past...
| Apr 14, 2013
Fingers to the wind, politicians now are falling all over themselves to declare they are no longer evolving but have evolved and support same-sex marriage, including the worst of the lot: Republicans who once used their opposition to it to rouse their...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:10 AM
ATLANTA (AP) — National Republican leaders made waves recently with a dim view of the party's future if it fails to expand its core support beyond white males and social conservatives. But weeks after GOP Chairman Reince Priebus unveiled the "Growth...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 4:49 PM
During Wednesday's debate on new gun laws, Sen. John Kissel rose and began a lengthy set of remarks with two anecdotes.
First, the Enfield Republican spoke movingly of hugging his youngest son, Tristan, on the day of the Newtown massacre, one day before...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:41 PM
WASHINGTON — Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk reversed course Tuesday and announced his support for gay marriage, entering a contentious national debate and providing potential political cover for Illinois House GOP members who may soon vote on the...